Rants, Feelings & Opinions

Introducing Sacred Sadism: Plant-Inspired Kink Tools

June 13, 2018

Not all kinky people are into leather and chains, some want to get down and dirty with toys inspired by the great outdoors. Enter: Sacred Sadism, the line of ecosexual-friendly “impact play tools” made for your everyday plant fetishist. Tatum Dooley talked to the brand’s founders about the enduring appeal of nature, accessibility, and non-traditional forms of BDSM.

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Interviews

Kristen Sollée on the History of Witch Feminism

June 8, 2018
Kristen Sollee

The figure of the witch has been both the ultimate misogynist scapegoat and a symbol of feminist resistance – these days, happily, it is far more the latter. Sophia Larigakis talks to witchspert Kristen Sollée—author of Witches, Sluts, Feminists—about reclaiming the witch, contentious histories, and slut-shaming. Featured image by Natasha Gornik.

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Rants, Feelings & Opinions

A Guide to Wonder Woman’s Kinky History

May 31, 2018

Wonder Woman isn’t just a spokeswoman for peace, feminism, and impractical clothing choices for wartime – she’s also an important character in the history of BDSM and nonmonogamy. Troy Michael Bordun revisits the contested history of Wonder Woman’s creator, the women in his life, and the sex-positive feminism they championed.

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